Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Research news

15 May 2024

Menstrual Equity at Oxford Brookes showcased by the British Standards Institute

An ongoing initiative to support students and staff at Oxford Brookes University who are experiencing the pain, discomfort and financial cost of periods is being showcased nationally.

Launch of the Oxford Brookes menstrual equity project

09 November 2023

BHM 2023 exhibition and discussion evening: Oxford African Caribbean Histories Archive

As part of Brookes Black History Month, the Oxford Brookes Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Network (EDIN) and the Oxfordshire Community Education Group co-organised an exhibition and discussion evening on local African Caribbean histories.

photo from event

22 September 2023

Prestigious grant for Oxford Brookes-led research into equality for transgender scientists

A grant of almost £100,000 is being used by researchers at Oxford Brookes University to explore how to create a more inclusive work environment for transgender scientists.

A microscope

25 February 2022

RIKE networks scoop the Brookes Research Excellence Award

Three RIKE Networks have been awarded the Brookes Research Excellence Award (22/23) for research titled: Ageing in Displacement: Improving older refugees’ experiences of migration and ageing in the UK.

Woman leaning out of a window

15 February 2022

EDIN grant winners

The Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Network (EDIN) awarded a number of grants to Oxford Brookes researchers to support multidisciplinary research and collaborations.

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03 December 2021

Research into 'Girls, Leadership and Women in the Public Eye'

Dr Michele Paule (Principal Investigator) and Dr Hannah Yelin (Co-Investigator) recently completed a national pilot study investigating girls' attitudes to leadership and high-profile women.

Two inspiring women

27 October 2021

Conference presentation: older people in humanitarian crises

Dr Supriya Akerkar was an invited panellist at the conference ASEM Forum on Human Rights of Older Persons: Present and Future.

humanitarian crises

20 October 2021

The spinout journey from a gender perspective

Read the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) blog by Prof Simonetta Manfredi where she questions the significant gender gap in university spinouts leadership and explores why it matters.

Women in stem